How to stop “Contact Joined Telegram” notifications on iPhone and Android

Telegram app icon on a gradient blue background

Whenever a contact from your list creates a Telegram account, the Telegram app on your phone will send you an alert notifying you that "Contact Joined Telegram". The purpose of this notification is to encourage you to chat with them on Telegram instead of other messaging apps.

However, this notification can be bothersome and serve no practical purpose. In this tutorial, we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to disable this notification on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Android phone.

How to schedule text, photo, and video messages on Telegram

Schedule message on Telegram

Unlike iMessage or WhatsApp, the Telegram app offers a way to schedule text messages, photos, and videos. Once you schedule your message, it's sent automatically at the set time.

So, whether it's for wishing a friend happy birthday precisely at midnight or messaging your colleagues at an appropriate future time, you can easily schedule your Telegram messages, and this tutorial shows you how to do that from your iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Mac.

How to set your Telegram account to receive calls only from your contacts or from nobody

iPhone showing Telegram settings screen to receive calls from nobody

Telegram lets you choose who can call you. With this, you can customize your incoming call settings to avoid getting phone calls from strangers by limiting calls only from your contacts. You can even go further and set the Telegram app to receive calls from nobody!

In this tutorial, we'll help you change Telegram call settings on your iPhone to cut down unwanted rings. The steps for Android are the same.

How to lock your Telegram chats on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Lock the Telegram app to secure your chats

With over 700 million active monthly users, Telegram is one of the most popular instant messaging services. If your friends and family use Telegram, you might have private conversations that you don't want others to see. This is especially true if your acquaintances frequently borrow your iPhone to watch YouTube, see photos, etc.

Thus, to prevent unsolicited access to your Telegram chats and channels, you can easily put a lock on the app.

How to share your iPhone or Mac screen during a Telegram call

iPhone showing screen sharing on Telegram

Telegram lets you share your device screen during calls. This makes it ideal for live classes, video presentations, business meets, etc.

Telegram's screen sharing works across platforms, which means you can share your screen no matter which device (iOS, macOS, Android, Windows) you or the participants are using.

In this tutorial, we show you how to share your iPhone or Mac screen with a single person or group on Telegram.

How to upload a tone and set it as the custom notification sound for all or selected contacts on Telegram

How to upload and set Telegram custom notification tone iPhone and Mac

Telegram allows you to upload a custom tone and use it as the notification(s) sound. You can set a fun, sweet, personalized tone for your specific contacts or channels to help differentiate the notification sounds and instantly know whose message you received simply by hearing the tone.

This tutorial shows you the quick steps to upload a custom tone and use it for all or selected Telegram notifications.